Nov 16, 2012 11:00am PST
. >> king also adds there is question right now whether the obama administration changed the initial talking points about what was said publicly about the deadly attacks. >>> another bay area tech company began selling shares for the first time this morning. ruckus wireless ipo last night and scott mcgrew said the stock quickly sank. >> it certainly started well. here is video from 6:30 our time and they ring the opening bell on the opening stock exchange. the morning after they plummet $15 a share. now, the shares didn't start trading right away. it always takes some time for those first trades. when they did, it was less bell and more crickets as the price fell below the ipo price of $14 and change. that's the bad news. critics were quick to say perhaps the company should not have ipo'd with the concerns of the fiscal cliff. the first sale of stock happened last night when the investors paid ruckus the full $15 a share. that money that selena lo's company keeps every time after the stock trades on the new york stock exchange. that's a transaction between private individuals. ruckus
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> all right. but it was addressed. all right, very interesting. tracie potts, thank you very much. >>> no doubt a very busy day on capitol hill. president obama meeting with congressional leaders of both parties at the white house today trying to negotiate a deal to avoid that looming fiscal cliff. the president also meeting with the leaders of civil rights organizations and other advocacy groups, trying to seek some input on those negotiations. president obama wants any plan to include tax increases on the wealthy. republican leaders say they will accept new tax revenue, but not higher tax rates. >>> it's 6:34. time to turn to the forecast. we are on storm watch this morning across the bay area. as we take a live look outside this morning at san francisco on your left hand, san jose on your right. before you go outside to hit the road, let's check in with meteorologist christina loren. she's got a look at today's forecast. christina, does wet and windy pretty much sum it all up? >> it certainly does, and low snow levels come into play as our second storm arrives late tomorrow nig
Nov 16, 2012 12:35am PST
ending coming! anyone else? anyone else? [ laughter ] that's crazy, right? wow." speaking of obama, the president has declared today "america recycles day." [ cheers ] which reminds me, obama hosted a screening of "lincoln" at the white house. and after the movie, biden was like, "i did not see that ending coming!" [ laughter ] so excited, you guys. we have katie holmes tonight! [ cheers and applause ] comedian russell peters! [ cheers and applause ] and amazon founder jeff bezos on the show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] and this is cool. since we booked jeff bezos in advance, he was delivered with free shipping and handling! so we saved -- saved a lot of -- >> steve: oh, my god. that's 'cause you're prime. >> jimmy: check this out. a new survey found that 9% of americans have their childhood dream job. wow, i had no idea there were that many ghostbusters. [ laughter ] >> steve: who you gonna call? >> jimmy: yeah. yeah. this isn't good, you guys. the calculator manufacturer, texas instruments, announced that it's cutting 5% of its workforce. when the ceo made the announcement, employ
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
civil rights organizations and other advocacy groups to seek input on those negotiations. mr. obama wants any deficit reduction plan to include tax increases on the wealthy. republican leaders say they will accept new tax revenue, but not higher tax rates. >>> it is 5:44 right now and this is always a great cause, an annual event. nbc bay area dpeerigearing up f holidays by joining the fight against hunger. it takes place tomorrow at safeway stores all over the bay area. >> we'd love to see you come out. in fact bob redell is already live this morning at a safeway in pleasanton with a lot more on how you can help. good morning, bob. >> reporter: yeah, laura and jon, we can't make it any easier. all you've got to do is come into one of these safeway stores. look what's in front of you. you've got a grocery bag already packed, stapled together. costs ten bucks. you put it in the bin and it will go to people who are less fortunate and need to be fed. we've got the jazz band here as backup for chico and nee, students at the high school. i'm just curious, at this age a lot of people don'